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Active COVID-19 cases in Zambales soar to record-high 940

Active COVID-19 cases in Zambales soar to record-high 940

FILE – This undated electron microscope image made available by the U.S. National Institutes of Health in February 2020 shows the Novel Coronavirus SARS-CoV-2, the virus causes COVID-19. (NIAID-RML via AP)

SAN ANTONIO, Zambales The total number of active COVID-19 cases in the province has climbed to 940 on Sunday, August 29 – its highest since the pandemic struck last year.

Dr. Noel Bueno, provincial health director, said among the new patients were nine health workers.

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The province also registered 51 more patients who have recovered from the disease, pushing the total number of recoveries to 4,852.

It reflected an 81-percent recovery rate out of 5,969 COVID-19 cases logged in the province since 2020.

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The province has also registered 177 deaths related to the new coronavirus disease.

Health workers were still monitoring at least 624 suspected COVID-19 cases. INQ

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